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  • Anno Dracula – One Thousand Monsters

    A long time ago, Kim Newman wrote Drachenfels, which was a novel with a vampire, Genevieve Dieudonne, who wasn’t a generic villain, and that did so well for him that he couldn’t give her up. She showed up in several more Games Workshop novels before ending up in Anno Dracula, Newman’s alternate history where Queen […]

  • The Suicide Motor Club

    I couldn’t sleep, or rather, I fell asleep at 10:30 and then woke at 3, wide awake but exhausted, so with no other alternatives I read The Suicide Motor Club, a book about vampires driving muscle cars in the 1960s. When I then complain that the ending is riddled with too many coincidences to maintain […]

  • The Rhesus Chart

    I flew into London today on a crowded Air Canada flight, went back to my parents’ house and picked up the signed copy of The Rhesus Chart that we got as an anniversary present, and started reading. Including pauses for jet lag recovery, I finished it at 11pm, and now it’s time for bed.

  • Our lovely Sonata, and some lamentable reading

    I’ve come to like our Hyundai. This is particularly shocking to an aficionado of Glengarry Glen Ross, and Alec Baldwin’s obscene “you drove a Hyundai to get here tonight, I drove an 80,000 dollar BMW” speech, but it’s something I can’t contest.